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What to Eat and Drink During the Super Bowl This Year

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday and if you still haven't made plans yet, there's still time. Many restaurants around the city are throwing events or offering food and drink specials for the big game, just check out our guide for some of the deals. And if you're hosting a party at home, we've also listed spots with catering packages so you can leave all the work to the professionals while sitting back and relaxing.



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1. Howells & Hood

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435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 262-5310
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Howells & Hood will host the first annual Chili Cook-Off event starting at 3 p.m. on the day of the game. The seven-serving flight will offer chili selections from chefs such as Scott Walton, John Manion, Patricio Sandoval and more. Guests will vote for their favorites and the winner will be announced at the end of the third quarter. The chili flight will be available for $15 per person.

2. Eataly Chicago

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43 E Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 521-8700
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Eataly will be hosting a Super Bowl party at La Birreria and La Carne. The event includes a full rotisserie porchetta or porcini-rubbed prime rib for 8-12 people, served with rosemary-roasted potatoes, Tuscan-style white beans and Brussels sprouts with soba. Guests will also receive three pitchers of complimentary Peroni per group. The cost is $48 per person and the regular a la carte menu will also be available.

3. The Refinery

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1209 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 854-2970
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The Refinery’s Super Bowl Sunday party features a buffet that redefines the typical bar grub. For $25, you get all-you-can eat Sriracha wings, short rib chili, pulled pork sliders, Buffalo buttermilk fried shrimp, shaved Brussels sprout salad, caramel cheddar popcorn and more.

4. Bub City

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435 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 610-4200
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Leave the cooking to Bub City with its big game carryout menu. Selections include TNT taquitos ($19.95/dozen), chicken wings ($16.95/dozen), baby back ribs ($24.95/rack), pulled BBQ sandwiches ($24.95/dozen), chopped brisket ($21.95/lb) and more. Those hosting a large party can opt for two prix-fixe options designed to serve 6-8 ($125) or 13-15 people ($350).

5. Honey Butter Fried Chicken

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3361 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 478-4000
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Chicago’s hottest chicken joint will offer a Super Bowl package designed to feed 10 hungry fans. The $200 menu includes 20 pieces of fried chicken, two footlong fried chicken hero sandwiches, 20 whole roasted honey Buffalo wings, pasta salad, roasted sweet potatoes, and chocolate toffee cookies. To order, call 773-478-4000.

6. Smoke Daddy

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1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 772-6656
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Smoke Daddy will offer a lavish meat buffet for super-sized appetites during "Da Superfans Super Bowl Party," taking place from 3 p.m. until the end of the game. For only $10, guests can chow down on Paulina Meat Market smoked sausages, smoked pulled sliders and build-your-own nachos.

7. Fairways

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1141 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 698-6020
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Fairways will host a Super Bowl "ParTee" featuring drink specials such as $5 Chicago draft beers, $3 Corona Light bottles, $5 Absolut mixers and $5 Fireball and Jameson shots. There will also be a Super Bowl-focused food menu and prize giveaways at halftime.

8. Standard Market Grill

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444 West Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 857-3080
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Watch the Super Bowl on multiple big screens while chowing down on all-you-can-eat pizzas, sandwiches and bar bites. The event runs from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the cost is $25 per person.

9. Headquarters Beercade

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950 W Wolfram St
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 665-5660
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If playing games is more of your style, join Headquarters for its Super Bowl party. The $30 package includes food and 5 drinks, along with access to dozens of arcade and pinball games so that you can be a winner too on Super Sunday.

10. The Monarch

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1745 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 252-6053
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Root for the Broncos or Seahawks at The Monarch with an all-inclusive day of brews and bites. For $65, enjoy unlimited gourmet popcorn, wings, drinks and more as well as trivia contests with prizes.

11. The Local Chicago

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198 E Delaware Pl
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 280-8887
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The Local's tailgate package should keep fans happy and satisfied during the Super Bowl. Designed to feed four people, the $45 package includes blue cheese and fondue chips, USDA prime sliders, jumbo chicken drummettes, lobster quesadillas and jalapeno cornbread.

12. Dunlay's on the Square

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3137 W Logan Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-2400
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Dunlays on the Square help raise money and awareness for Stand Up For Kids of Chicago, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending youth homelessness through national and local outreach. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Super Sunday, guests are invited to an all-inclusive "Football, food and philanthropy" package in which a portion of sales goes to Stand Up For Kids. The event will include craft brews, wine and cocktails as well as food items like mac n’ cheese, Smoked Daddy pulled pork, cheeseburger sliders, smoked BBQ hot wings and more.

13. Shaw's Crab House

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21 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 527-2722
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Shaw’s is adding a southern flair to the big game by hosting a special Louisiana crawfish boil. For $30 per person, diners will enjoy an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil with potatoes, sausage, and corn fixins’, available between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m.

14. Chop Shop

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2033-35 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 537-4440
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Chop Shop’s butcher and deli are offering plenty of items for your Super Bowl party. Designed to feed 10-12 guests, the selection includes skirt steak ($75), sausage and peppers ($25), 20 meatballs with gravy ($30), and 3-foot Italian-style party subs ($30).

15. Chicago Q

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1160 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 642-1160
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Indulge in the barbecue of Lee Ann Whippen in the comfort of your home with Chicago q’s catering menu. The packages, designed to feed 8-10 people, include the "Smoke House" ($150): pulled pork and chicken; the "Pitmaster" ($200): pulled pork and chicken, "Kobe" brisket; or the "Grand Champion" ($225): St. Louis or baby back ribs and choice of two pulled meats. Each package comes with choice of two sides and two sauces, cornbread and pickles.

16. Frontier

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1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
(773) 772-4322
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Frontier will offer smoked meats to-go for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Options include Amish smoked turkey ($75; 15 lbs), smoked pork loin ($65; 10 lbs), Porchetta ($325; 40 lbs), boneless stuffed chicken with crawfish and cornbread stuffing ($35), smoked wings ($30 for 25 wings) as well as sides. Guests can place orders online or by calling 773-772-4322.

17. La Cuchara

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1521 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 291-9344
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If you’re in the mood for some Mexican cuisine to go along with the game, drop into La Cuchara where they’ll be showing all the festivities on the big screens. Diners will enjoy 20 percent off the food portion of their bill and can sit back and relax with $3 draft beers and $6 margaritas. If you’d rather watch at home, you can also order and pick up from their game day catering menu featuring items such as Mexican-style ribs, tortas, tacos and more.

18. Lottie's Pub

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1925 W Cortland St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 489-0738
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Guests can participate in Jameson’s half-time field goal competition to win a $250 prize. Specials include $4 Jameson and Jameson Black, $15 Miller and Coors buckets, and a free half-time buffet.

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1. Howells & Hood

435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Howells & Hood will host the first annual Chili Cook-Off event starting at 3 p.m. on the day of the game. The seven-serving flight will offer chili selections from chefs such as Scott Walton, John Manion, Patricio Sandoval and more. Guests will vote for their favorites and the winner will be announced at the end of the third quarter. The chili flight will be available for $15 per person.
435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

2. Eataly Chicago

43 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611
Eataly will be hosting a Super Bowl party at La Birreria and La Carne. The event includes a full rotisserie porchetta or porcini-rubbed prime rib for 8-12 people, served with rosemary-roasted potatoes, Tuscan-style white beans and Brussels sprouts with soba. Guests will also receive three pitchers of complimentary Peroni per group. The cost is $48 per person and the regular a la carte menu will also be available.
43 E Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60611

3. The Refinery

1209 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60610
The Refinery’s Super Bowl Sunday party features a buffet that redefines the typical bar grub. For $25, you get all-you-can eat Sriracha wings, short rib chili, pulled pork sliders, Buffalo buttermilk fried shrimp, shaved Brussels sprout salad, caramel cheddar popcorn and more.
1209 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610

4. Bub City

435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60610
Leave the cooking to Bub City with its big game carryout menu. Selections include TNT taquitos ($19.95/dozen), chicken wings ($16.95/dozen), baby back ribs ($24.95/rack), pulled BBQ sandwiches ($24.95/dozen), chopped brisket ($21.95/lb) and more. Those hosting a large party can opt for two prix-fixe options designed to serve 6-8 ($125) or 13-15 people ($350).
435 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60610

5. Honey Butter Fried Chicken

3361 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
Chicago’s hottest chicken joint will offer a Super Bowl package designed to feed 10 hungry fans. The $200 menu includes 20 pieces of fried chicken, two footlong fried chicken hero sandwiches, 20 whole roasted honey Buffalo wings, pasta salad, roasted sweet potatoes, and chocolate toffee cookies. To order, call 773-478-4000.
3361 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

6. Smoke Daddy

1804 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
Smoke Daddy will offer a lavish meat buffet for super-sized appetites during "Da Superfans Super Bowl Party," taking place from 3 p.m. until the end of the game. For only $10, guests can chow down on Paulina Meat Market smoked sausages, smoked pulled sliders and build-your-own nachos.
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

7. Fairways

1141 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Fairways will host a Super Bowl "ParTee" featuring drink specials such as $5 Chicago draft beers, $3 Corona Light bottles, $5 Absolut mixers and $5 Fireball and Jameson shots. There will also be a Super Bowl-focused food menu and prize giveaways at halftime.
1141 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

8. Standard Market Grill

444 West Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL 60614
Watch the Super Bowl on multiple big screens while chowing down on all-you-can-eat pizzas, sandwiches and bar bites. The event runs from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the cost is $25 per person.
444 West Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614

9. Headquarters Beercade

950 W Wolfram St, Chicago, IL 60657
If playing games is more of your style, join Headquarters for its Super Bowl party. The $30 package includes food and 5 drinks, along with access to dozens of arcade and pinball games so that you can be a winner too on Super Sunday.
950 W Wolfram St
Chicago, IL 60657

10. The Monarch

1745 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Root for the Broncos or Seahawks at The Monarch with an all-inclusive day of brews and bites. For $65, enjoy unlimited gourmet popcorn, wings, drinks and more as well as trivia contests with prizes.
1745 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

11. The Local Chicago

198 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
The Local's tailgate package should keep fans happy and satisfied during the Super Bowl. Designed to feed four people, the $45 package includes blue cheese and fondue chips, USDA prime sliders, jumbo chicken drummettes, lobster quesadillas and jalapeno cornbread.
198 E Delaware Pl
Chicago, IL 60611

12. Dunlay's on the Square

3137 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
Dunlays on the Square help raise money and awareness for Stand Up For Kids of Chicago, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending youth homelessness through national and local outreach. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Super Sunday, guests are invited to an all-inclusive "Football, food and philanthropy" package in which a portion of sales goes to Stand Up For Kids. The event will include craft brews, wine and cocktails as well as food items like mac n’ cheese, Smoked Daddy pulled pork, cheeseburger sliders, smoked BBQ hot wings and more.
3137 W Logan Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647

13. Shaw's Crab House

21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611
Shaw’s is adding a southern flair to the big game by hosting a special Louisiana crawfish boil. For $30 per person, diners will enjoy an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil with potatoes, sausage, and corn fixins’, available between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m.
21 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60611

14. Chop Shop

2033-35 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Chop Shop’s butcher and deli are offering plenty of items for your Super Bowl party. Designed to feed 10-12 guests, the selection includes skirt steak ($75), sausage and peppers ($25), 20 meatballs with gravy ($30), and 3-foot Italian-style party subs ($30).
2033-35 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

15. Chicago Q

1160 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610
Indulge in the barbecue of Lee Ann Whippen in the comfort of your home with Chicago q’s catering menu. The packages, designed to feed 8-10 people, include the "Smoke House" ($150): pulled pork and chicken; the "Pitmaster" ($200): pulled pork and chicken, "Kobe" brisket; or the "Grand Champion" ($225): St. Louis or baby back ribs and choice of two pulled meats. Each package comes with choice of two sides and two sauces, cornbread and pickles.
1160 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60610

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16. Frontier

1072 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
Frontier will offer smoked meats to-go for pickup between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Options include Amish smoked turkey ($75; 15 lbs), smoked pork loin ($65; 10 lbs), Porchetta ($325; 40 lbs), boneless stuffed chicken with crawfish and cornbread stuffing ($35), smoked wings ($30 for 25 wings) as well as sides. Guests can place orders online or by calling 773-772-4322.
1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

17. La Cuchara

1521 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
If you’re in the mood for some Mexican cuisine to go along with the game, drop into La Cuchara where they’ll be showing all the festivities on the big screens. Diners will enjoy 20 percent off the food portion of their bill and can sit back and relax with $3 draft beers and $6 margaritas. If you’d rather watch at home, you can also order and pick up from their game day catering menu featuring items such as Mexican-style ribs, tortas, tacos and more.
1521 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60607

18. Lottie's Pub

1925 W Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60622
Guests can participate in Jameson’s half-time field goal competition to win a $250 prize. Specials include $4 Jameson and Jameson Black, $15 Miller and Coors buckets, and a free half-time buffet.
1925 W Cortland St
Chicago, IL 60622

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